Waste Reduction Toolkit
Waste reduction means decreasing the amount of materials needed in the first place so that volumes of garbage and recyclable materials are reduced.
The links below are guides prepared by the King County Green Schools Program to facilitate school waste reduction efforts.The remaining links are to King County Solid Waste Division or other web sites that include waste reduction information or tips.
Also refer to the level one criteria (Microsoft Word document, 83 K) of the King County Green Schools Program for a variety of additional ideas about how to reduce waste at school.
Classroom and office
Lunchroom, kitchen and break room
Landscaping and grounds
Updated: Sep. 25, 2012